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BA cuts 12,000 jobs, unions hit back

Posted on April 29, 2020 7:47 am by Editor in Chief under Business News

The United Kingdom's second-largest airline, British Airways announced yesterday evening that it was set to cut 12,000 jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic.  As the travel and leisure market carries on being battered by the coronavirus, British Airways parent company, IAG, said it had to place a “restructuring and... Read More


Optimism from the Bank of England’s chief economist

Posted on July 1, 2020 9:29 am by Editor in Chief under Economy

The UK can expect a faster and sooner rebound according to the Bank of England chief economist. According to Andy Haldane, the Bank of England chief economist the UK economy is heading for a "V-shaped" recovery after a faster-than-expected rebound from the COVID-19 lockdown.  Mr Haldane said early evidence suggested that the UK... Read More

The most expensive commercial properties.

Posted on June 24, 2020 9:40 am by Editor in Chief under Misc, Top Properties

The team at Movehut.co.uk have been looking at some of our favourite landmarks in the UK and identified some of the most expensive commercial properties on the market that have a view of them.    Big Ben - Westminister, SW1. £55,000 PCM   The citizens of London have been taking their time from Big Ben since 1859... Read More

Businesses operating from shared premises will miss out on grants

Posted on May 19, 2020 8:30 am by Editor in Chief under Business News, Economy

Local authorities fear that funding does not meet the needs of all workspace businesses that are eligible for government grants.    Business group leaders and local authorities fear that thousands of small companies will not be able to secure emergency government grants meant to aid them through coronavirus lockdown because too... Read More

Media Streaming Service See Record Subscriptions

Posted on April 22, 2020 8:30 am by Editor in Chief under Business News, Misc

Netflix, the media entertainment streaming service has seen a record increase in new subscriptions as the UK national lockdown and social distancing measures continue.    The streaming platform reported during the first quarter it added 15.8 million new customers taking the total number of subscriptions to 182.9 million at... Read More


Covid-19 Causes Millions To Claim UK Furlough Scheme

Posted on April 20, 2020 10:22 am by Editor in Chief under Business News, Economy

The UK furlough scheme which aims to keep employees on payroll through not working due to the Covid-19 crisis has gone live.    In an interview with the BBC’s Today programme, the boss at HMRC, Jim Harra, said that more than 67,000 claims from businesses had been made within the first 30 minutes of the... Read More


America, Amazon Wants You!

Posted on April 14, 2020 9:06 am by Editor in Chief under Business News, Economy

The US coronavirus lockdown has meant millions of Americans have lost their jobs, with more than 16 million submitting unemployment claims.   Amazon, the online retailing giant has encouraged those who have become unemployed to take up their 75,000 job vacancies. This comes as the company has seen a significant increase in... Read More

UK Firms Battle To Survive

Posted on April 1, 2020 9:14 am by admin under Business News, Economy

The battle against COVID-19 is proving more difficult for small and medium-sized businesses in the UK, as it has been reported, per the BBC’s Economics Correspondent, that nearly a fifth are unlikely to get the capital they need to keep going in the next 4 weeks, in spite of the government... Read More

COVID-19 Grounds EasyJet Fleet

Posted on March 30, 2020 8:54 am by admin under Business News, Misc

EasyJet this morning has taken extraordinary measures in order to safeguard the company's future by grounding all flights due to the coronavirus global health emergency.   This comes as the public listed company has struck a deal with trade union Unite, which... Read More

ECB Emergency Fight Back Aganist Covid-19

Posted on March 19, 2020 9:58 am by Editor in Chief under Business News, Economy

A €750 billion emergency package has been launched by The European Central Bank in order to help reduce the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The aim of the emergency package is to purchase company and government debt around the eurozone, including countries that have been devasted by Covid-19. The scheme is only a temporary asset... Read More


Aldi’s Expansion Plan

Posted on September 18, 2019 12:16 pm by admin under Business News, Commercial Developments

Good news for commercial property landlords and landowners as Aldi maybe looking to expand in your area. An ambitious plan has been put forward today by Aldi’s boss, Giles Hurley. The company is planning to open a new store in the UK every week on average for the next two years. In order to achieve its goal, the discount supermarket... Read More

British Steel on the verge of collapse with over 20,000 jobs at risk

Posted on May 21, 2019 10:48 am by admin under Business News

It has been reported (Per Sky News) this morning (21st May 2019) that the UK’s second-biggest steel producer will appoint administrators on Wednesday if it fails to obtain a £30 m government loan. The result of failing to gain a £30m government loan would mean that over 20,000 jobs would be at risk, however, the ripples felt by a... Read More

Paris watches as flames engulf one of France’s most famous landmarks

Posted on April 17, 2019 8:32 am by admin under Misc

The world watched on Monday evening, as France’s most famous landmark was engulfed in flames.  The fire began 18:30 local time, which destroyed the iconic stained-glass windows and wooden interior before the roof and spire collapsed despite the best efforts by the Parisian fire service. Fortunately, the 500 firefighters were able to... Read More

Debenhams on the brink of administration as board reject Ashley’s bid

Posted on April 9, 2019 10:10 am by admin under Business News, Industry News

Since the new year there as been bitter battle between Mike Ashley and Debenhams board to purchase the troubled department store, as it sits on the brink of insolvency. A bid to gain control between Debenhams’ biggest company’s lenders – who include, Silver Point Capital, a North American hedge fund and Mike Ashley who controls Sport... Read More

Emmanuel Macron pushes for a new Europe with European Parliament elections on the horizon

Posted on March 6, 2019 1:31 pm by admin under Business News, Misc

In an open letter which was published in 28 European Member states newspaper, the French President Emmanuel Macron has called on the EU states to avert another Brexit situation. With the European Elections in May, Mr Marcon’s concerns is there could be strong serge of populist and Eurosceptic parties securing several important... Read More

Brexit impacts property market

Brexit uncertainty impacts the property market

Posted on February 11, 2019 11:58 am by Bailey Clarke under Misc

With all the doubt surrounding the Brexit outcome, the property market may experience a downturn resulting in a severe setback for new housing developments, homeowners and tenants. Industry experts are reporting a weakened property market prior to Brexit fears which have seen the biggest monthly drop in January since last... Read More


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Creative Christmas window displays

Posted on December 21, 2018 10:41 am by Bailey Clarke under Misc

It's that time of year when big stores provide stunning Christmas window displays for all to admire. Retailers in the festive season aim to create a buzz surrounding their Christmas themed store displays. By grabbing passer-by's attention with amazing Christmas displays many stores are turning admirers into customers. Worldwide festive... Read More


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Brief history of skyscrapers

Posted on December 5, 2018 11:43 am by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Early skyscrapers date back to the 19th century when large building developments started to evolve with modern times. The results of creativeness throughout the 19th century and the introduction of the safety elevator saw skyscrapers appearing in big cities such as Chicago and New York. With building developers adapting their skills... Read More

Savvy promotions attract early Christmas sales for retailers

Are savvy promotions attracting Christmas sales for retail stores?

Posted on November 30, 2018 12:30 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

With Black Friday and Cyber Mondays campaigns, e-commerce sites and retail stores are certainly attracting early Christmas sales. However, retail stores still have to battle extreme competition in the run-up to the holiday season. The majority of retailers have huge sales a few days prior to the festive period. With... Read More

Greenfield developments

Greenfield developments: The facts

Posted on November 27, 2018 11:50 am by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Greenfield sites tend to be large vacant areas of agricultural or undeveloped land based in rural areas or cities. These unoccupied areas are normally considered for urban development projects due to some benefits. What are the benefits of a Greenfield development? There are benefits in a greenfield location, for example, it can be a... Read More

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Things to consider when investing in church or chapel conversions

Posted on November 20, 2018 12:30 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Many property investors are seeking unusual buildings to convert into either homes or commercial spaces. It's not surprising that redundant churches across the UK have become favourable amongst many potential buyers. With originally features, stunning architecture and large spaces, they certainly provide the wow factor. Reasons why... Read More

Lincoln Castle 1068

Exploring Lincoln Castle’s Georgian and Victorian Prison

Posted on November 16, 2018 12:30 pm by Bailey Clarke under Misc

Lincoln Castle dates back to 1068 when William the Conqueror built the historic building on a site that had been occupied since Roman times. The historic Castle has been part of Lincoln's skyline for an impressive amount of time. However, there is another attraction within the Castle's grounds which holds an intriguing past the... Read More


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